Walmart: way to grow

Retail giant needs a new strategy for US growth

Bank provisions: be prepared

New rules have the potential to result in a more robust system

Nokia: tower of strength

Second-quarter earnings show there is more to life than smartphones

Korea cash piles: won direction

Clarity is needed on move to mobilise conglomerates’ reserves

General Motors: past tense

Automaker may be oversold despite headlines about recalls

Pepsi: treatment, not surgery

Trian has made the case for a shake-up, not a break-up

Microsoft’s reporting: cool story, bro

How are old businesses holding up and new ones growing?

Deutsche Bank: Club rules

Fed takes to ritual humiliation of aspiring ‘safe banks’

Standard Chartered: bank charges

UK-based lender’s rivalry with Asian groups is heating up

Food M&A: tasty morsels

Philippines deal shows acquisition fever unlikely to abate